Hillsborough Public Works Relocation & Eno River Restoration

Funded through a National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Grant ($49,981.50)

PCC in partnership with 4 other partners (Town of Hillsborough, Elon University Dpt of Environmental Studies, Eno River Association & Orange County SWCD), will:

  • Eliminate pollution potential in Eno River from stored chemicals in floodplain
  • Reduce nutrient runoff reaching Eno River through removal of existing impervious surface
  • Assist Town to meet portion of Falls Lake Stage 1 nutrient reduction requirements; increase education & outreach activities for community regarding restoration activities
  • Restore 2-acre parcel by removal of impervious surface, implement forest enhancement, creation & enhancement of riparian corridor